The Week’s End // A Few of My Favorite Internet Things

Happy Saturday everyone! If you’re looking for some interesting reads to check out while you kick back and relax, look no further. Every Saturday I like to share with you the most interesting things I found across the great, wide web. Enjoy!

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This week voters in the U.K. voted to leave the European Union, which lead to unforeseen consequences and a whole lot of regret. Trump supports the move which should have been a major red flag for everyone.

Bonus: A must-read opinion piece from Tony Blair on the future of the extreme left and right in Britain and the US.

Speaking of Trump, when in the history of ever has profiling been a good idea? Hint: never! Also, Trump is going broke, has about 30 paid staffers on the ground, and has let go of his controversial campaign manager. Are we seeing the beginning of the end? I hope so!

I am always saying sorry for the way Ii feel and the way I am, is too late now to say I’m not sorry? Remember those dreams you had when you were younger? The ones you had before things like careers, bills, stress, and fatigue made you think you couldn’t do amazing things? You can still do those things.

Bonus: I’m considering buying this poster for my “Creativity Room.”

A great bit of writing advice for those of us who don’t have the privilege of being able to write everyday—due to illness or financial statue—but have just as much right to call ourselves writers as anyone else.

Calling it a marathon sounds so much better—so much more athletic and purposeful—than what I am actually doing, binge watching in my pajamas while consuming copious amounts of snacks and liquor for hours on end.

I’m sure we all have a friend or two we’d like to forward this to.

Comedy can help those in mourning and shed light on issues that conventional reporting can’t. Watch this speech from Hasan Minhaj for a perfect example of what I’m talking about. It’s a beautiful thing.

The world is a harsh place and many—think Baby Boomers—think we’ve gone soft. The world is harsh because we have become too tough. Let yourself be soft, let your children be soft too.

Many people refuse to say his name, to give him any publicity, but there may be some wisdom, and closure, that we can find in learning who he was and how he came to do what he did.

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And that’s it for this week. Have you read, watched, heard, or written an interesting thing this week? Has something on the internet made you think or feel strongly? If so, drop a link in the comments :)

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Hello! My name is Lisa. I find the human condition fascinating and I often write stuff about that. I blog at zenandpi.com but you can also find me on Twitter, Tumblr, and Instagram, and if you like what I do, consider signing up for my newsletter. Thanks :)

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